As a civil and independent nonprofit organization, EDUCA
aims at strengthening citizenship, social involvement, and local
government by promoting holistic community development, social
organization and civic initiatives in public policy to improve the
quality of life and strengthen political participation mainly for
indigenous communities of Oaxaca.
spoke with Juliette Allen, a Montreal student who has been living in
Oaxaca for three months and interning at EDUCA, about her film La Madre de Nuestras Aguasregarding
the effects of the construction of a damn in Rio Verde, and the
injustice that is combated by the organization on a bigger scale.